A 15-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a teenager was stabbed to death in Ilford early this morning.

Police were called at 3.54am on Thursday, October 28 to reports of a fight in Harrow Road.

A man, believed to be 18, was found with stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene at 4.27am.

A 15-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of murder.

He has been taken to an east London police station where he remains at this time.

A crime scene remains in place.

Police said they are keeping "an open mind concerning the motive".

The victim's next of kin have been informed and a post mortem will be scheduled in due course.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 885/28OCT.